Nowadays, Lamborghinis provide their soul through engine sound and carbon fiber usage, but back in the day, they used to be trick machines, pushing the bounderies of what was possilble to dive on the road.
The standard car came with rear-wheel drive, delivering 500 horsepower from a 5.7-liter engine through a short ratio gearbox. The official brief said you could hit at least 315 km/h (196 mph), but you’d have to be a little bit crazy to do that.
Hit a little bit of ice or even water and the Devil will bite you... hard. A French driver learned this the hard way when he crashed his Diablo in the forests of Luxembourg. The car spun out of control and hit a bunch of trees.
Fortunately, he wasn’t hurt, but the damage to the supercar will be tricky to fix if not impossible due to the thinness of the aluminum panels.
Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida. Full profile
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